Hilltoppers Down Troy 31-26 - Match Report
|Hilltoppers Down Troy 31-26 - Match Report|
Troy was unable to contain Antonio Andrews on Thursday and the result was a 31-26 Week 7 loss against the Hilltoppers.
Western Kentucky was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 54.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kawaun Jakes completed 21 of 31 pass attempts for 255 yards for the Hilltoppers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Shawn Southward rushed for 57 yards for Troy, while Deon Anthony added 26 yards. Deon Anthony threw for 147 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Chip Reeves and Eric Thomas had 110 and 52 yards respectively.
Western Kentucky lost the offensive yardage battle to Troy 374-367 yards in Thursday's game. Western Kentucky had more first downs as that total ended up 23-21.
The time of possession battle favored Western Kentucky as their offense was on the field for 33:32, longer than the 26:28 of their opponents.
Western Kentucky heads into a Week 8 battle against Louisiana-Monroe. Troy, meanwhile, will have their next action against Florida International.